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What We Can Do: Holding Aoun to account

What We Can Do: Holding Aoun to account

February 8, 2017


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By Isaac Feldberg, political columnist Small steps are sometimes all we have. To a politically active student on an exceptionally international college campus in one of America’s most liberal cities during what has been the most politically tumultuous year in decades, it can be discouraging ...

Boston rallies for trans civil rights

Boston rallies for trans civil rights

November 10, 2016


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By Isaac Feldberg, news correspondent United in mutual respect for human difference and passionate defense of their rights, about 50 members of the Boston transgender community gathered in Boston Common in the afternoon of Sunday, Nov. 6 to protest a recent initiative aiming to repeal a trans-fri...

Obituary: Bailey Putnam, 21, remembered as the voice of the voiceless

Obituary: Bailey Putnam, 21, remembered as the voice of the voiceless

June 15, 2016


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By Olivia Arnold and Isaac Feldberg, news staff Bailey Putnam, a rising junior at Northeastern University widely admired for his good-natured sense of humor, sharp wit and insatiable passion for journalism, died by suicide  on Thursday, June 9. He was 21. Putnam, of Weymouth, was pursuing a degree in media ...

Review: “Spotlight” seeks truth in realistic style

Review: “Spotlight” seeks truth in realistic style

November 4, 2015


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By Isaac Feldberg, news correspondent “Spotlight” is an electrifying procedural about the painstaking minutiae of investigation, bolstered by its appropriately restrained direction and wonderfully lean script. Set mostly in 2001, the film centers on The Boston Globe’s Spotlight team, a four-per...

Review: “Clouds of Sils Maria” addresses aging

Review: “Clouds of Sils Maria” addresses aging

April 8, 2015


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By Isaac Feldberg, news correspondent It’s not hard to see why filmmakers are so fascinated with the aging actress. To these women, youth is coveted both for personal and professional reasons; much more than it does for individuals in less visual careers, the struggle to stay young and beautiful ho...

Opinion: Academy embarrasses itself at Oscars

Opinion: Academy embarrasses itself at Oscars

February 25, 2015


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By Isaac Feldberg, news correspondent “Who gave this son-of-a-b*tch his green card?” Sean Penn snarked as he presented “Birdman” director Alejandro González Iñárritu with the Academy Award for Best Director, ending what was alternately a politically conscious and horrifically tone-deaf Oscar ...

Indie filmmakers score in Oscar nominations

Indie filmmakers score in Oscar nominations

February 18, 2015


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By Isaac Feldberg, news correspondent As dissimilar as this year’s Academy Award nominees for Best Picture seem on the surface, from ambitious filmmaking experiments like “Boyhood” and “Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)” to innovative biopics like “The Imitation Game” and ...

Review: “Jupiter Ascending” is a beautiful bore

Review: “Jupiter Ascending” is a beautiful bore

February 12, 2015


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By Isaac Feldberg, news correspondent No one makes science fiction quite like Lana and Andy Wachowski. From “The Matrix” to “Speed Racer” and “Cloud Atlas,” the daredevil duo has built its career on stunningly risky films that no one else in Hollywood would ever have the courage to tac...

Column: What makes a film Oscar-worthy?

Column: What makes a film Oscar-worthy?

December 4, 2014


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By Isaac Feldberg, News Correspondent It’s true that Hollywood puts out some great movies every year, and it’s certainly true that one of those great movies is occasionally crowned Best Picture by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. That said, it’s also true that there is a ...

“Theory of Everything” examines life of Stephen Hawking

“Theory of Everything” examines life of Stephen Hawking

November 13, 2014


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By Isaac Feldberg, news correspondent The word “biopic” far too often refers to those stodgy, overwrought yawn-fests that most moviegoers avoid like the plague, but not all of them fall into that trap. In “The Theory of Everything,” director James Marsh demonstrates that the best biopics are...

New energy bar puts coffee in edible form

New energy bar puts coffee in edible form

October 29, 2014


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By Isaac Feldberg, news correspondent  An 8 a.m. class may not seem like a well of inspiration for most students, but middler business administration majors Ali Kothari and Johnny Fayad have their fall 2013 financial accounting class to thank for now-burgeoning business venture New Grounds Food. ...

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